Tag: HRC40

UAE-sponsored display at HRC40 cannot compensate for ongoing human rights abuses

UAE-sponsored display at HRC40 cannot compensate for ongoing human rights abuses

During the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) sponsored an exhibit speaking out against child sexual abuse and online harassment and purporting to highlight the role of interfaith dialogue in defending victims. While this exhibit attempts to demonstrate steps the […]

ADHRB at HRC40: Bahrain’s detention of Human Rights Defenders

ADHRB at HRC40: Bahrain’s detention of Human Rights Defenders

13 March 2019 – Today, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain’s Advocacy Officer delivered an oral intervention during the Item 4 General Debate oat the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The intervention raised concerns around Bahrain’s continued detention of human rights defenders, […]